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Dimitri Stanich

Clean Air Heroes Recognized

Recipients of prestigious ARB award recognized for achievements in policy, research, technology

SACRAMENTO - Today the California Air Resources Board announced the winners of the 2010 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards, the premier award from state government recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions toward improving air quality.

"Each of these three individuals has made a distinguished and lasting mark on California's environment,” said ARB Chairman Mary D. Nichols. “Whether in the fields of policy, research, or the development of breakthrough technologies, they have demonstrated a lifelong commitment to protecting the environment and public health.”

The 2010 Recipients are: